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Tebow’s shadow lands on Avs’ ice

ENGLEWOOD – A sizzling start by the Colorado Avalanche largely has been overlooked because of a quarterback down the street.Tim Tebow casts that big of a shadow over the Mile High City. The Avs...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Safety first. Or is it money first, safety second?

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The death of Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon has sparked safety discussions throughout motorsports just as NASCAR heads to one of the fastest tracks on its circuit.With...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

All the right Cards

ST. LOUIS – Texas manager Ron Washington joked about not being able to match wits with Tony La Russa.No joke.Who can, these days?The St. Louis boss looked like a genius once again, especially when...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nobody’s perfect? Yeah right. Try Pacheco.

Saying nobody is perfect would be calling Lyola Pacheco a nobody.And that’s just not right.She’s perfect. She really is. Pacheco went 13-for-13 in the Week 6 Gridiron Green to win the pesos and the...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Pujols vs. Young? Beltre vs. Freese? Advantage, whom?

A position-by-position look at the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals going into the World Series, starting Wednesday night at Busch Stadium:First baseCardinals: Albert Pujols. The three-time NL...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The overARCHing question: Will anyone watch this World Series?

ST. LOUISA big star who’s overcome personal adversity. A popular band that everyone counted out. A crazy critter with a cute nickname.Turn on the TV this week, and you can see top talent, neat plot...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Wilson is cold, cool and chilled out

ST. LOUIS – The coolest person at the World Series is C.J. Wilson.The Texas Rangers pitcher chilled out as he prepared to face the St. Louis Cardinals in Wednesday night’s opener. He spent two...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Berkman offers mea culpa to the state of Texas

ST. LOUIS – Lance Berkman knew he couldn’t run from the cameras. So the Cardinals outfielder looked straight into the first one that zoomed in on his face and offered a mea culpa to the entire...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Is this Pujols’ farewell tour?

ST. LOUIS – If this is Albert Pujols’ farewell tour with the St. Louis Cardinals, it’s coming on the grandest of stages.The three-time National League MVP consistently has avoided discussing free...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Depending on Demaryius: Thomas the new deep threat

ENGLEWOOD – Demaryius Thomas’ goal as the Denver Broncos’ new deep threat is twofold: Get on the field, and stay there.Thomas has had more injuries than touchdowns since becoming the first wide...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

2012 Tour: Anybody’s game

PARIS – Tour de France riders will face steeper mountain climbs and longer time trials, making for a wide-open race aimed to give stars like defending champion Cadel Evans and Alberto Contador...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Return to Revis Island

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – For a team in turmoil, this was one therapeutic win.It certainly wasn’t pretty or convincing. But it did the job for Rex Ryan and his feuding New York Jets.Darrelle Revis...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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